Monday, May 10, 2010

5/10 - Daniel Staub, Sam Zien, Peter Pahk, John Tullock,

DANIELLE STAUB (Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey")
Danielle Staub has lived her life to the fullest and has no regrets. She balances the everyday challenges of single motherhood with a busy career and remains upfront and honest, which mirrors her quote "You either love me or you hate me, there is no in between." There is definitely more than meets the eye regarding Danielle and that is reflected by her many entrepreneurial endeavors. Danielle's dedication to her inner spirit and body has inspired her to launch her own upcoming fitness and nutrition video. She has also recently added "author" to her list of credits with the release of her memoir "The Naked Truth," which will once and for all separate fact from fiction about her controversial past. Danielle prides herself on being a devoted mother to her two incredible daughters Christine and Jillian. They are both honors students and her eldest daughter, Christine, is represented by IMG Models and is embarking on a career that has already landed her on the runway for top international designers. Danielle is also involved with her parish attends mass on Sundays with her daughters and supports various charities including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Always the optimist, Danielle sees the future as limitless and is appreciative of any opportunity that comes her way. She loves her family and her life and she lives by her motto: "stay in the positive" and in order to truly love another you must love yourself first.

Sam Zien - "The Cooking Guy"   SPONSOR: Campbell’s Soup
“Kitchen Short-Cuts”Getting Delicious Meals  in Minutes for 5 Dollars or Less!The star of the hugely popular hit show “Just Cook This” on “Discovery Health”, “The Cooking Guy” Sam Zien~who has won 11 Emmy Awards, amuses millions of viewers with his trademark offbeat wit while exposing them to delicious, quick, easy-to-prepare recipes that are also healthy. The author of two bestselling books “Awesome Recipes and Kitchen Shortcuts” and “Just a Bunch of Recipes”, “The Cooking Guy” has become a household name for his everyman image and ability to make cooking casually understandable with no fancy equipment and by speaking English instead of “chef-speak”.  “The Cooking Guy” lives with his wife, three sons, and two dogs in San Diego~in the house where he tapes his shows-a real guy, in his real kitchen, cooking food for real people.

Executive Chef Peter Pahk - Silverado Napa Valley
Napa Valley and the surrounding wine country area provide a cornucopia of fresh produce, herbs, meats, seafood and cheeses for your Napa Valley dining pleasure.Whether you are looking for a fine dining experience in Napa Valley, casual fare, quick snack or a place to relax and contemplate your day, Silverado Resort is the place for exceptional restaurants in Napa Valley. Executive Chef Peter Pahk was recently awarded with the 2008 Napa Valley Mustard Festival's Peoples' Choice Award. He was also the winner in 2005 & 2006 and the 2006 Critic's Choice Award.
John Tullock - "Pay Dirt:  Make $10,000 Year From Back Yard Garden"
A book packed full of gardening, marketing and selling advice, shows how to develop a small plot of land into a money-making resource, explaining how to sell overstock to restaurants; participate in farmer's markets; grow cut flowers to sell; package produce attractively; and keep honey bees, chickens and alternative produce. John Tullock (Powell, TN) has written thirteen how-to books and illustrated several of them with his photography. His enormously successful Natural Reef Aquariums is now in its fifth printing. The American Horticulture Society named his Growing Hardy Orchids on of the five Great Garden Books" of 2006. Tullock grew up on his family's farm. During the 1980s, he operated a retail business that farmed five acres organically. After moving back to the city in the late 1990s, he stated selling plants from his suburban garden, eventually operating a mail-order rare-plant nursery until 2003. Now a full-time author and consultant, he works from his home and garden near Knoxville, TN."